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Urbanization & New York City by Miguel Cardena Urbanization & New York City by Miguel Cardena Presentation Transcript

  • New York City
    Created By: Miguel Cardenas
  • City of tomorrow
    • The great depression (1930)
    Historians name it the day the stock market crashed October
    • 29, 1929.Construction was almost completely stopped.
    • The depression ended at different times depending on the country.
    • Those who had no place to live ended up living on the streets .
  • City of tomorrow-2
    • James J. Walter
    • Was Mayor of New York City 1925-1932
    • He had many affairs with Chorus girls he finally left his wife for a showgirl.
    • He used to walk into his office and saw a big pile of mail and he would ask if there was any checks in that pile, if the response was no he would throw it off his desk.
  • City of tomorrow-3
    • Robert Moses built the first state park system and the first system of the state highways.
    • "master builder" of mid-20th century New York City, Long Island, Rockland County, and Westchester County New York.
    • He changed shorelines, built bridges, tunnels and roadways, and transformed neighborhoods.
    • His works remain extremely controversial
  • City of tomorrow -4
    Riots:
    • First race riots was in 1935 and it all started because of a rumor about a teenage boy that was shoplifting who was beat.
    • In the riot 3 people died and hundreds were injured.
    • Approximately 2 million dollars worth of damages was done in 1935.
  • The country and the City
    • September 2 1609 Dutch hires explorer Henry Hudson to find new trade routs.
    • The fur trade became popular
    • New york was the birth place for Democracy.
    • The Island of Manhattan was first inhabited by the Lenape Native americans.
  • The country and the City
    • 1653 Stevenson transformed New Amsterdam by building new houses a school and a wall to keep out Indians and British.
    • 1964 the British renamed New Amsterdam New York after the Duke of York.
    • 1763 Economic depression hits New York and the British begin taxing .
    • 1765 the stamp tax was established which trigger the revolutionary War.
    • The Dutch appoint Peterson to transformed New Amsterdam.
  • The country and the city
    • 1783 Colonist have victory.
    • Washington leads his troops back into New York.
    • New York become the first capital and George Washington is sworn in as president.
    • In 1790 Economic programs cause dispute and the government bank goes bankrupt.
    • John Jacob Aster becomes the wealthiest man in america buying all manhattan real state.
    • To have a successful city you must have a successful leader .
    • AOL world s leading internet company merges with Time Warner worlds leading media entertainment.
    • AOL controls more than half percent and New York is the headquarters for AOL Time Warner.
    • The Internet changed business and disperse wealth in new industries.
    A merger that puts New York on top
    • America accounted for most of all European immigration at the time with out any major social disruptions.
    • From 1870-1914 the U.S. allowed the largest number of immigrants in its history.
    • Most of the immigrants were looking for work.
    • A lot of European people also migrated to Canada and Brazil.
    Immigrants and Cities
    • New ideas created by immigration led to ant immigration.
    • Opportunities in farming, costructionof the railroad and buildings seasonal migration become popular.
    • Immigrants were coming from italy, portugal, france,sweden…..
    The Transatlantic Migration
    • Immigration influenced many American cities. ethnicities would migrate to specific locations.
    • Women returned to Europe less frequently than men.
    • Women were housewife's, mothers and would work too earning really low wages.
    • Americans felt like they were losing their country to foreigners and restrictions began to be implemented.
    • The world war put a temporary stop to immigration.